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Unformatted text preview: Mechanical Properties of Materials Part A ENGR 213 1 MECHANICAL PROPERTIES mechanical properties relate responses to loads ensure deformation not excessive and fracture precluded determined by experiment simulating service conditions Lab scale models standard tests American Society for Testing & Materials (ASTM) MECHANICAL PROPERTIES apply load uniformly over cross section static load or changing slowly w/ time tension compression Shear twist TENSILE TESTING OF METALS Tension test (LAB) elongate @ constant rate to failure measure applied load; elongation Usually on sample with specific geometry Gauge length should be at least four times the diameter. Tensile Test Apparatus...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course ENGR 213 taught by Professor Dr.stubbs during the Fall '04 term at Texas A&M.

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